Councilman Joe Krier (D9) walks along a trail leading to to an overlook of the city. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone

Council Approves Conservation Easement, Park in Stone Oak

City Council unanimously approved three measures on Thursday that allows the City to purchase 165.3 acres, reserves the right to purchase 38.7 more, and expands nearby Hardy Oak Boulevard and Huebner Road as part of a more than $10 million package deal with the Classen-Steubing family, which owns the former ranch land.

Mayor Ivy Taylor and her daughter Morgan take a selfie. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone.

City Reveals Plans for New 204-Acre Park in Northside

Unlike the 505-acre Pearsall Park that will open a skatepark, playground, zip lines, and marathon tracks in the Southwest Side this weekend, most of District 9’s 204-acre park will show off the natural landscape with simple hike and bike trails and impressive views of the Texas Hill Country.

“Conversations on Water,” at UTSA. Photo by Scott Ball.

UTSA Water Forum: SAWS CEO Says Vista Ridge Project On Track

Robert Puente, president and CEO of San Antonio Water System (SAWS), remains hopeful that the Vista Ridge pipeline will help secure a long-term water supply for the fast-growing San Antonio metro area, and believes that ratepayers are fully protected in the event the consortium proving the water and building the pipeline are unable to deliver.